International SOS/Canadian Industrial Paramedics Supply Chain Coordinator Full Time in Edmonton, AB

International SOS/Canadian Industrial Paramedics

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Supply Chain Coordinator
Edmonton, AB

Degree in logistics and / or procurement (non-compulsory but preferable). Ability to be perceived by stakeholders as an expert in logistics….

Job Description

Title: Supply Chain Coordinator
Service: Medical Services
Location Base: Edmonton, Alberta
Functionally Reports To: Finance Manager Medical Services
Administratively Reports To: VP Operations, Edmonton

Position Overview
To source and deliver medications, consumables and medical equipment to our remote sites and manage inventory

Key Responsibilities

  • Source medical supplies and Organize the deliveries of medications, consumables and medical equipment from various domestic suppliers
  • Coordinate purchasing with finance and arrange shipments
  • Organize and prepare custom clearance when required
  • Liaise with remote sites to collect requisitions and needs.
  • Foster partnerships with our local suppliers and ensure our standards and quality levels are aligned
  • Identify vendors and negotiate purchasing conditions to ensure optimum price and commercial terms.
  • Follow service level, take corrective actions
  • Manage inventory of medical supplies, define min / max / reorder point.
  • Provide management with regular reports on performance indicators
  • Ensure profitability of our supply chain by ensuring client sign-off on both order and delivery is complete

Additional Responsibilities

  • To work within and promote all International SOS’s policies, procedures and corporate values.
  • To be aware of International SOS’ OH&S policies, practices and procedures and actively participate in the ongoing development and enhancement of these important areas of our business.
  • Undertaking project work or reasonable duties as requested by direct Manager.

Required Languages

  • Fluency in English both verbally and in writing

Required Registration

  • SCMA Member (optional)

Required Qualifications

  • degree in logistics and / or procurement (non-compulsory but preferable)
  • SCMA courses or accreditation preferred

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Attention to detail, ability to deliver results
  • Ability to be perceived by stakeholders as an expert in logistics
  • Ability to satisfy the clients in providing a good delivery service and in continuously improving it
  • Positive influence on other team members and stakeholders even under stressful circumstances
  • Advocator of proper Supply Chain and Quality Management practices
  • Ability to make proper judgement and hedge risks
  • Strong Excel or database skills

Required Work Experience/Knowledge

  • Preferably 3-5 years’ experience in procurement or similar logistics or inventory management functions.
  • Good knowledge of inventory management
  • Medical background or knowledge of medical supplies is an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only:

  • Edmonton, AB

Required experience:

  • Procurement: 3 years
  • Inventory Management: 3 years

Required license or certification:

  • SCMA Member (Preferred)

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required language:

  • English

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-20
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